Gabriel Byrne

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Byrne in 2008, photo by

Birth Name: Gabriel James Byrne

Place of Birth: Dublin, Ireland

Date of Birth: 12 May, 1950

Ethnicity: Irish

Gabriel Byrne is an Irish actor, writer, director, producer, cultural ambassador, and audiobook narrator.

Gabriel is the son of Eileen Gannon and Dan Byrne, from Elphin, County Roscommon. He has three children, one with his wife, Hannah Beth King, and two with his former wife, American actress Ellen Barkin.

Gabriel was raised a strict Roman Catholic, and spent five years of his childhood in a seminary training to be a Catholic priest. He is fluent in the Irish language and Spanish.


Finnish-Italian guy,

3 Responses

  1. Morrigan Ni Boii says:

    Typical Celt :-D

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